Plastic pipes dominating new build

Data shows use is now up 60%.

Feed-in Tariff cut by 64%

Industry cheer as government initially wanted to slash rate by up to 87%

The Green Deal is scrapped

No more funding for scheme hailed as “transformational” at 2013 launch.

Plumbers urged to support campaign to keep people safe from hot...

Hot water scalds can be extremely dangerous, especially to children and older people.

Three quarters of plumbers at risk of knee problems

New research has revealed that nearly 75% of working plumbers experience problems with their knees, yet only 41% have discussed the issue with their GP.

Stelrad Radiator Group acquires Hudevad Radiator Design

Purchased will increase its presence in the European designer radiator market.

PRV misuse the cause of avoidable boiler breakdowns

Worcester Bosch warns that problems could be avoided indefinitely.

Property owners urged to check for potentially harmful lead water pipes

Two thirds of homeowners unsure if they have danger pipes in their property.

OFTEC and FPS hit back over misleading claims

Rural organisations urged to ignore misinformation from renewable heating suppliers.

Skills shortage biggest concern in plumbing sector

but professionals would still recommend it as a career.